VIDEO: Did English surfer Andrew Cotton break a record?

Surfing Woman

It is still not clear if he broke the world record last Monday, but it sure made for a exciting video.

The coast of Nazare in Portugal not far away in the North of Portuguese capital Lisbon is famous for it’s big waves.

And to be accurate, big means big.

English surfer Andrew Cotton from the little village Croyde in North Devon, said about surfing near Nazare last Monday.

“Everyone wants to put figures on it, there were definitely 80-foot waves there today, some even bigger, it was ridiculous, everyone got huge waves today, it was frightening out there.”

Asked what he thought about that day, Cotton said on Twitter that it was “pretty fun”.

It is still not clear if he broke the world record last Monday, but it sure made for a exciting video.

This video really shows that Cotton and his crew have amazing skills and a lot of guts to ride on of these waves.

image: © Mike Baird